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Nevada’s Haunted Heritage

October is here! Time for pumpkins, trick-or-treaters and … HAUNTED HERITAGE! Ever noticed that wherever heritage goes, ghosts — or rather ghost tales — follow? We did too! Nevada has its share of ghostly, historically significant destinations and even eery and isolated “ghost towns.” If you’re looking for creepy with an accompanying dose of local…

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The HTC Goes Pink!

Save the Pink House! This was the mission of local residents Dan and Lois Wray, who walked by the old, neglected house daily and thought that someone should save this Northern Nevada historic building. It wasn’t long before Lois realized that someone could be her! Located 25 miles east of Tahoe and an hour south…

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ReBAR Gives Back to Preservation

“Beer. Wine. Bargains.” This is the mantra at ReBAR, a new establishment in Antique Alley on Main Street. It’s a small, neighborhood bar that doubles as a retail antique shop. Everything is for sale, including the chair you are sitting on and the glass you’re drinking from. But there’s more than meets the eye at…

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Beverly Green is Vegas’s Newest Historic District

Beverly Green, the Las Vegas neighborhood we at Nevada Preservation Foundation have been working with the last two years, has now finally become only the second neighborhood addition added to the Las Vegas Register of Historic Places! The Process In order to make this tough feat happen, the neighborhood had to secure at least 51%…

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The Vote Is In, Board Changes and a New Executive Committee

Four years ago, NPF had its first board of directors meeting in the small office of our previous board president Jeff Wagner. The small group was made up of our founding board members, who set into motion the bylaws and mission on which our organization now runs. Part of these bylaws are that every four…

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Glamming it Up in Paradise Palms

On August 20th, the Nevada Preservation Foundation held an exclusive event at a glamorous, second owner home on Dakota Way in Paradise Palms. There were only 50 tickets available, and we almost sold out. While we always think no reason is needed to hang out in a cool historic home, we did have a couple…

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Must-Attend Lecture Series for Modern Design Aficionados

Every year, local architecture firm Klai Juba Wald partners with the UNLV College of Fine Arts and School of Architecture to bring free lectures to the students and public of Las Vegas on current happenings in the world of architecture and design. This year, the lecture series promises not to disappoint! Highlights include Elizabeth Smith…

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Members-Only Home + History Preview Party

NPF is closing in on finishing up the application for Clark County’s first ever historic neighborhood with our clients in Paradise Palms! And to celebrate, NPF is hosting a Home + History Preview Party, the proceeds of which will benefit our Paradise Palms historic neighborhood campaign. As one of our featured neighborhoods in our annual…

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Want To Be A NPF VIP?

Since our inception, NPF has relied heavily on our network of volunteer staff to help keep our organization moving forward. What started as just a small handful of dedicated volunteers has grown substantially over the past few years. We now have over 60 volunteers who have either helped in the past or who have recently…

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Stay In the Know, Recapping NPF’s Annual Board Meeting

On July 25th we hosted our third annual board meeting at the Center. We were so excited to have such a great turnout for our meeting – more than 50 members and friends joined us for the meeting. Thank you to everyone who was there; it is wonderful to see the interest and support from…

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